13 Buildings Children Should Know

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13 Buildings Children Should Know

Author : Annette Roeder
ISBN : 3791341715
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Looks at thirteen famous buildings, including the Taj Mahal, the Sydney Opera House, the Beijing National Stadium, and the Tower of London.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

13 Skyscrapers Children Should Know

Author : Brad Finger
ISBN : 3791372513
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This newest addition to Prestel's acclaimed series, which introduces children to important works of art and architecture, takes young readers around the world to investigate how tall buildings are constructed and what makes them so appealing. There's something irresistible about a skyscraper. It can reshape an entire city skyline, and from the building's top floors, people can see the world from a different perspective. Travelling from New York City to Dubai, from London to Shanghai, and from Kuala Lumpur to Chicago, this colorful book features double-page spreads for each of the skyscrapers it profiles. Each chapter includes photographs, information on the building's architect and history, and interesting facts about its construction and use. For instance, why is the Chrysler Building so admired, even though it doesn't stand nearly as tall as other skyscrapers? How do you measure the height of a building and how do you make sure it doesn't topple over in strong winds? How has skyscraper technology changed from the steel frame skeletons that supported the earliest towers to the advanced computer programs that are now needed to design buildings more than 100 stories high? How has city life changed since the first skyscrapers were built? Written in a style that will draw in young readers, this fascinating tour of the world's tallest buildings will satisfy even the most curious minds.

Great Building Designs 1900 Today

Author : Ian Graham
ISBN : 9781484626245
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the development of architectural design from the Flatiron and Empire State Buildings to Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Shard in London, profiles noted architects, and discusses the design process.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

13 Architects Children Should Know

Author : Florian Heine
ISBN : 3791371843
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introducesfamous architects and some of their creations.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Kaapse Bibliotekaris

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ISBN : UCBK:C098776368
Genre : Libraries
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Issues for Nov. 1957- include section: Accessions. Aanwinste, Sept. 1957- (also published separately)
Category: Libraries

Education Of Deaf Children

Author : Edward Miner Gallaudet
ISBN : UOM:39015001609745
Genre : Deaf
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This 1892 volume contains a treatise on the education of deaf children.?
Category: Deaf

Great Engineering Fails

Author : Barbara Krasner
ISBN : 9781541594227
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Ships, bridges, and tall buildings are marvels of engineering. They are designed to be strong and safe. But even state-of-the-art designs don't always hold up in the real world. Learn about the biggest engineering goofs throughout history—from bridges that collapsed to ships that sank. Discover how engineering mistakes have also led to improvements, such as stricter building regulations and the use of sturdier materials.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Foreign Service Buildings Act Amendments 1962

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105113720747
Genre : Diplomatic and consular service, American
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Category: Diplomatic and consular service, American

The Parliamentary Debates

Author : Great Britain. Parliament
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106512072
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

John Holt

Author : Roland Meighan
ISBN : 9781441127914
Genre : Education
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John Holt, the American educator, was passionate about the need for alternatives to traditional institutional schooling, seeing schools as often hindering children from learning rather than helping them; he became an important proponent of homeschooling or 'unschooling', was a pioneer in youth rights theory and had a profound influence on school reform in particular and educational philosophy in general. Here, Roland Meighan challenges the often held notion that Holt's work was 'romantic' and impractical within the context of compulsory schooling. He brings together the work and thinking of John Holt into applicable theory for education students, enabling readers to appreciate the view that individuals outside the education system can influence and change what is happening within it.
Category: Education

The Paranormal 13 13 Free Books Featuring Witches Vampires Werewolves Mermaids Psychics Loki Time Travel And More 1 Bonus

Author : Christine Pope
Genre : Fiction
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THE PARANORMAL THIRTEEN 14 full length paranormal and urban fantasy novels featuring witches, vampires, werewolves, mermaids, psychics, Loki, time travel and more! Darkangel by Christine Pope Twin Souls by K.A. Poe The Girl by Lola St Vil Rest for the Wicked by Cate Dean Drowning Mermaids by Nadia Scrieva I Bring The Fire by C. Gockel The Witch Hunter by Nicole R Taylor Beyond the Fortuneteller’s Tent by Kristy Tate Nolander by Becca Mills The Medium by C.J. Archer Dream Student by J.J. DiBendetto Deception by Stacy Claflin The Black Parade by Kyoko M The Thought Readers by Dima Zales Download your FREE LIMITED TIME release now! Free, Boxed Set, vampires, mermaids, psychics, gods, werewolves, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, teen, collection, anthology
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1977 Census Of Manufactures

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ISBN : MINN:31951D00291849S
Genre : Manufacturing industries
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Category: Manufacturing industries